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BackupActionType Enumeration


Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

The BackupActionType enumeration contains values that are used to specify the type of backup.

Namespace:   Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended (in Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended.dll)

public enum BackupActionType

Member nameDescription

Backs up all the data files in the database.


Backs up specified data files. This option is recommended only when the transactions that have occurred since the last backup are isolated to the file or group of files that are being backed up.


Backs up the transaction log.

The BackupActionType enumeration class is served by the Backup class.

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